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Charity Series of Poker Teaming with Vegas Golden Knights Foundation for December Tournament

Charity Series of Poker Teaming with Vegas Golden Knights Foundation for December Tournament

CardsChat News - November 7th, 2018

Between their host city and the support they enjoy from famous faces like Daniel Negreanu, the Vegas Golden Knights are probably the most popular NHL franchise in the poker world. […]

Caesars Strikes Partnership Deal with Las Vegas Raiders in a “Major Coup”

Caesars Strikes Partnership Deal with Las Vegas Raiders in a “Major Coup”

Cort Smith - November 4th, 2018

Caesars Entertainment will be the official partner of the Las Vegas Raiders and their new stadium when the team moves from Oakland in 2020. Financial terms surrounding the 15-year deal […]

Nevada Sportsbooks Set Revenue Record Despite New Out-of-State Competition

Nevada Sportsbooks Set Revenue Record Despite New Out-of-State Competition

Jon Sofen - October 31st, 2018

September was a record-setting month for Nevada sportsbooks. Despite new sports betting competition out-of-state, the Silver State raked in a one-month best $56.3 million in profits and $571 million in […]

New York Jets Taking Heat for Promotional Deal with Online Poker Operator 888

New York Jets Taking Heat for Promotional Deal with Online Poker Operator 888

CardsChat News - October 31st, 2018

The New York Jets have become the first NFL team to form a partnership with a gaming firm that goes beyond a sponsorship for an individual casino, signing a deal […]

Final Lap Shenanigans at Russian Grand Prix Prompt PokerStars to Award Extra Prize to Unlucky F1 Fan

Final Lap Shenanigans at Russian Grand Prix Prompt PokerStars to Award Extra Prize to Unlucky F1 Fan

CardsChat News - October 24th, 2018

As Formula 1’s Russian Grand Prix entered its final lap this past weekend, Daniel Dohotaru, a Romanian F1 fan, thought he was a lock to win a PokerStars prize package […]

AGA: Sports Leagues Will Make $4.2B From Legal Betting Without Seeing a Cent from Actual Wagers

AGA: Sports Leagues Will Make $4.2B From Legal Betting Without Seeing a Cent from Actual Wagers

CardsChat News - October 19th, 2018

A new study suggests that US sports leagues are poised to rake in a combined $4.2 billion annually thanks to legalized sports betting. The study, which was funded by the […]

Nevada Sportsbooks May Soon Accept Out-of-State Wagers

Nevada Sportsbooks May Soon Accept Out-of-State Wagers

Jon Sofen - October 17th, 2018

Nevada sportsbooks appear to be on the verge of accepting bets from other states where sports betting is legal, with approval for such a leap pending in front of the […]

Poker Players Critical of Monday Night Football Coaches; Are they Better Equipped to Lead an NFL Team?

Poker Players Critical of Monday Night Football Coaches; Are they Better Equipped to Lead an NFL Team?

Jon Sofen - October 16th, 2018

Some poker players apparently seem to think that mastering the check-raise bluff makes them qualified to coach an NFL team. Following and during Green Bay’s last-second 33-30 victory over San […]

Mark Cuban Hires Pro Gambler Haralabos Voulgaris to Help Struggling Dallas Mavericks

Mark Cuban Hires Pro Gambler Haralabos Voulgaris to Help Struggling Dallas Mavericks

Jon Sofen - October 6th, 2018

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is taking a gamble, hiring NBA betting guru and poker player Haralabos Voulgaris as the director of quantitative research and development for his struggling team. […]

Former PokerStars Ambassador Cristiano Ronaldo Facing Lawsuit Over Las Vegas Rape Allegation

Former PokerStars Ambassador Cristiano Ronaldo Facing Lawsuit Over Las Vegas Rape Allegation

CardsChat News - October 2nd, 2018

Police have reopened an investigation into allegations that former PokerStars ambassador and current Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo raped a woman in a 2009 incident at a Las Vegas hotel. The […]

Juventus FC to Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency in Partnership with Alex Dreyfus Venture

Juventus FC to Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency in Partnership with Alex Dreyfus Venture

Daniel Smyth - September 25th, 2018

Italy’s Juventus FC has become the second major football team to partner with Socios.com, a blockchain-based platform created by one of the more successful businesspersons in poker. Announced on Monday, […]